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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Within the past year Within the past 2 years Within the past 3 years Within the past 5 years 5 or more years ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,802 1,261 67.6 64.7-70.3 301 18.1 15.8-20.6 120 7.6 6.2- 9.3 75 4.3 3.3- 5.5 45 2.5 1.7- 3.6
GENDER
Male 1,802 1,261 67.6 64.7-70.3 301 18.1 15.8-20.6 120 7.6 6.2- 9.3 75 4.3 3.3- 5.5 45 2.5 1.7- 3.6
RACE
White 1,483 1,044 68.6 65.5-71.4 247 17.7 15.3-20.4 99 7.5 6.0- 9.3 59 4.3 3.2- 5.8 34 1.9 1.3- 2.9
African American 270 180 62.2 54.6-69.1 51 21.7 15.9-28.9 18 8.5 5.0-13.8 14 4.4 2.5- 7.6 7 3.3 1.4- 7.5
AGE
35-44 90 53 61.2 48.6-72.4 20 20.9 12.4-33.2 11 13.0 6.9-23.0 4 1.8 0.6- 5.0 2 3.1 0.7-12.8
45-54 363 222 61.2 54.9-67.1 77 22.3 17.3-28.2 38 10.1 7.1-14.3 13 3.4 1.8- 6.2 13 3.1 1.6- 5.8
55-64 599 399 65.4 60.6-69.9 116 19.9 16.1-24.2 44 7.9 5.7-11.1 25 4.3 2.8- 6.4 15 2.5 1.3- 4.8
65+ 750 587 76.9 72.9-80.4 88 12.1 9.5-15.3 27 3.6 2.3- 5.5 33 5.8 3.9- 8.4 15 1.7 1.0- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 239 168 68.7 61.0-75.5 37 15.6 10.8-22.0 14 6.1 3.3-11.2 14 6.5 3.7-11.3 6 3.1 1.1- 8.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 495 332 62.9 57.2-68.2 85 20.8 16.1-26.3 37 8.1 5.5-11.7 29 5.7 3.8- 8.4 12 2.6 1.2- 5.4
Some Post-H.S. 419 294 68.4 62.7-73.6 77 18.0 13.9-23.0 25 8.5 5.5-12.9 14 3.3 1.9- 5.8 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5
College Graduate 646 466 70.7 65.9-75.1 102 16.9 13.3-21.3 43 7.1 5.0- 9.9 17 2.7 1.5- 4.9 18 2.6 1.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 124 82 65.4 54.1-75.3 19 12.6 7.2-20.9 10 12.2 5.9-23.5 8 6.2 2.9-13.0 5 3.6 1.4- 9.3
$15,000- $24,999 235 162 66.8 58.9-73.8 36 15.6 10.7-22.0 17 7.8 4.6-13.0 12 5.2 2.8- 9.6 8 4.6 1.9-10.9
$25,000- $34,999 219 150 64.2 55.8-71.9 34 20.5 14.0-29.0 16 7.2 4.2-12.0 12 5.6 2.8-10.9 7 2.4 0.9- 6.3
$35,000- $49,999 262 189 70.0 62.5-76.6 49 20.1 14.5-27.3 10 5.5 2.7-10.9 7 2.2 1.0- 4.9 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7
$50,000+ 772 555 69.9 65.5-73.9 129 18.0 14.6-22.1 53 7.1 5.2- 9.7 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 15 2.2 1.2- 4.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 138 91 67.0 57.4-75.4 24 14.8 9.7-21.9 13 8.5 4.8-14.5 4 5.4 1.7-16.4 6 4.3 1.8- 9.8
Appalachia II 118 87 73.3 63.3-81.4 10 9.8 5.0-18.5 7 5.5 2.5-11.9 8 6.4 2.9-13.5 6 4.9 1.9-11.9
Appalachia III 96 60 60.4 48.6-71.1 23 25.4 16.1-37.6 4 5.0 1.7-13.5 6 5.0 2.2-10.8 3 4.3 1.3-13.1
Catawba 71 48 69.4 56.1-80.1 11 16.4 8.4-29.5 8 9.6 4.6-18.9 3 3.0 0.8- 9.9 1 1.6 0.2-10.6
Edisto Savannah 217 167 74.3 66.9-80.5 28 13.0 8.7-19.0 10 5.4 2.8-10.2 7 4.5 2.0- 9.7 5 2.8 1.0- 7.9
Low Country 207 150 69.4 61.8-76.1 37 20.7 15.0-28.0 11 5.4 2.8-10.0 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0
Palmetto 168 111 63.2 54.7-71.0 33 20.7 14.6-28.5 17 12.3 7.5-19.5 4 1.9 0.7- 5.1 3 1.9 0.6- 5.9
Pee Dee 140 94 66.6 57.1-74.9 23 16.6 10.7-24.9 9 8.3 4.2-16.0 12 7.6 4.1-13.7 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5
Trident 200 141 68.8 60.1-76.3 37 19.1 12.9-27.4 10 6.6 3.4-12.6 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.1
Upper Savannah 130 93 71.9 62.2-79.9 17 13.0 7.6-21.3 14 11.8 6.5-20.2 3 2.1 0.6- 6.4 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
Waccamaw 214 157 72.2 64.8-78.5 33 16.7 11.5-23.5 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 8 3.6 1.7- 7.2 5 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Wateree 90 53 54.5 41.9-66.5 23 31.4 20.3-45.2 4 4.4 1.6-11.8 6 7.4 3.2-16.4 4 2.2 0.8- 6.0
Region***
Region I 268 184 69.4 62.7-75.4 41 13.9 10.0-19.0 27 10.1 6.7-14.9 7 3.8 1.5- 9.3 9 2.9 1.4- 5.8
Region II 214 147 67.2 59.5-74.1 33 17.2 11.7-24.5 11 5.3 2.8- 9.8 14 5.7 3.2- 9.9 9 4.6 2.2- 9.4
Region III 239 159 65.1 58.0-71.6 44 19.3 14.2-25.8 25 11.4 7.6-16.9 7 2.3 1.0- 4.8 4 1.8 0.7- 4.8
Region IV 230 147 61.6 53.9-68.8 46 22.7 16.5-30.3 13 6.7 3.8-11.7 18 7.5 4.6-12.2 6 1.4 0.6- 3.2
Region V 217 167 74.3 66.9-80.5 28 13.0 8.7-19.0 10 5.4 2.8-10.2 7 4.5 2.0- 9.7 5 2.8 1.0- 7.9
Region VI 214 157 72.2 64.8-78.5 33 16.7 11.5-23.5 11 5.8 3.0-10.9 8 3.6 1.7- 7.2 5 1.8 0.7- 4.3
Region VII 200 141 68.8 60.1-76.3 37 19.1 12.9-27.4 10 6.6 3.4-12.6 8 3.6 1.7- 7.5 4 1.8 0.5- 6.1
Region VIII 207 150 69.4 61.8-76.1 37 20.7 15.0-28.0 11 5.4 2.8-10.0 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 3 1.6 0.5- 5.0

Some demographic sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

*This question was asked of men over 40.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
Palmetto: Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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